Jan. 28 2021
“We kind of laugh. It feels like it’s been Groundhog Day going all the way back to March 2020, since seemingly every few weeks we get some market-moving news."
Jan. 4 2021
Many aspects of 2020 were complicated, and trade with China was certainly one of them. While trade wars and tariffs made headlines, one fact remained constant: China is a valuable trading partner for the...
Dec. 17 2020
As 2021 approaches, dairy farmers, processors, and customers attempt to estimate what the year could bring for dairy
Nov. 15 2020
What am I most proud about in 2020? That was the question posed by Lucas Lentsch to dairy farm leaders of the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), and USDEC
Oct. 19 2020
From a business standpoint, the U.S. Dairy Export Council’s decision to open its U.S. Center for Dairy Excellence this October in Singapore . . . in the heart of Southeast Asia . . . just may be...
Oct. 15 2020
“This has been the issue that is the toughest to navigate in trying to develop a global brand,” said Sartori Cheese CEO Jeff Schwager on the October 7 Hoard’s Dairyman DairyLivestream
Oct. 12 2020
The European Union’s (EU) use of geographical indications (GIs) to monopolize the cheese market is founded on the belief that European cheeses are of a higher quality than those made elsewhere, including...
Oct. 12 2020
Just how much U.S. milk goes into U.S. dairy exports? A few readers posed that question after reading the October 10, 2020, Editorial Comment "Should we cull all the cows in Wisconsin?"
Oct. 8 2020
Geographical indicators (GIs) have been a hot topic in the last several years as countries make trade agreements across the globe
Oct. 8 2020
What’s in a name? That’s the battle U.S. and European cheesemakers have been fighting for the last three decades
Sept. 21 2020
Global import demand was much stronger than expected in the second quarter of this year, and that extended into July with imports up an estimated 6.4% from last year
Aug. 24 2020
Post-lockdown dairy demand is both fantastic and terrible. It is hard to make sense out of all the individual data points
July 27 2020
The U.S. is the world’s third largest exporter of dairy products, but the federal order system may not be giving American farmers much competitive advantage to improve the demand of those exports,...
July 23 2020
The last five years have caused Class VII to become a well-recognized term in the United States
June 11 2020
The past several months have demonstrated our strength when we work together. They have also underscored the global connectivity that defines modern life
May 18 2020
Dairy consumers in many countries around the world can easily pick out Irish butter with its leprechauns and Dutch cheese covered in windmills and tulips from their grocery store shelves
May 18 2020
When the dairy market is expanded to a global perspective, often the conversation shifts to our competitors and how to best them
May 14 2020
Roughly one day each week, every U.S. dairy cow’s milk production goes into making dairy products that will be exported to another country
May 7 2020
“We usually keep about 20 days of milk powder inventory on hand,” said Keith Murfield, CEO of United Dairymen of Arizona, on the May 6 episode of Hoard’s Dairyman DairyLivestream
April 25 2020
The dairy growth story is expected to continue. Today, the dairy world is serving over 7 billion consumers